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Writer’s Spotlight: Sisu Part 1, the Community Based Zine Supporting Underrepresented Voices

On this week’s episode of Aurum, we interview Sisu. Sisu is not just a zine; it’s a community art project dedicated to uplifting and supporting…

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Aurum: Deconstructing the Manic Pixie Dream Girl Effect

In the inaugural episode, Claire and Sophia discuss the character trope of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl, its effects on real women, and how the…

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DEPARTMENT OF MAKE BELIEVE: WRITING PROJECT FOR KIDS

DEPARTMENT OF MAKE BELIEVE: WRITING PROJECT FOR KIDS

Entering the Department of Make Believe has a peculiar effect on people. “It’s almost like a weird therapy,” Tavia Stewart-Streit, Chapter 510 co-founder and chief…

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HOWARD JUNKER’S 12 BOOKS OFFER EDITOR'S TAKE ON MEMOIR

HOWARD JUNKER’S 12 BOOKS OFFER EDITOR’S TAKE ON MEMOIR

Five years ago, at the age of 70, Howard Junker retired from Zyzzyva, the literary magazine he founded in 1985. In need of something to…

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HOWARD ZINN BOOK FAIR CELEBRATES PEOPLE'S HISTORY, FUTURE

HOWARD ZINN BOOK FAIR CELEBRATES PEOPLE’S HISTORY, FUTURE

Too often, it is difficult to feel — much less mobilize — the power of the civic voice amid the forces of government and the…

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